Ambler, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Ambler, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Ambler had a population of 263 as of July 1, 2016. Ambler ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alaska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ambler is located at latitude 67.1007 and longitude -157.8478 in Northwest Arctic Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Ambler (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.98 sq. miles and a water area of 1.55 sq. miles. Northwest Arctic Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 75 feet.

The City of Ambler (GNIS ID: 2419353) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Ambler is located within the Northwest Arctic Census Subarea of Northwest Arctic Borough. Census subareas are statistical subdivisions of the county equivalents used in Alaska (boroughs, city and boroughs, municipalities, and census areas) and are the statistical equivalent of Micro Civil Divisions (MCDs) used in other states.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ambler population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ambler: Ivisaappaat.


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Ambler, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 263
Population in Households 263
Population in Familes 218
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 29
Diversity Index2 22
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 76
Average Household Size 3.46
Family Households 56
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 100 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 42 (42.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (34.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (24.0%)
Median Home Value $120,833
Average Home Value $164,286
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,570
Average Household Income $59,197
Per Capita Income $15,237
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.31% 0.3%
Households 0.21% 0.26%
Families 0.58% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.86%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Ambler, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ambler to the other 354 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 176 51st
Population Density1 # 140 61st
Diversity Index2 # 266 25th
Median Household Income # 221 38th
Per Capita Income # 277 22nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alaska Census Data Comparison Tool.